Green Drink Ideas for St. Paddy’s Day

Posted: 03/03/2018
St. Patrick’s Day is all about channeling the luck of the Irish...and that means going green! Throwing on a pair of shamrock sunglasses or a leprechaun hat is fun, but sipping brightly colored green drinks is even better. When it comes to mixing up a Saint Patrick-approved drink, there’s no better ingredient than bold-flavored matcha. Not only can you skip the artificial food coloring, you’ll also get a boost of revitalizing antioxidants and refreshing natural caffeine as you celebrate in style.Whipping up festive single-serve green drinks is easy with Organic U•Matcha Single Sips® and Organic Daily Greens Single Sips®. Browse the recipes below for inspiration!

Green Smoothies for St. Paddy’s Day

To create any of the smoothies below, simply combine all ingredients in a blender, blend for 1-2 minutes (or until smooth), and enjoy sip by sip! All recipes are single-serve.Daily Greens Single Sips Smoothie

Basic Matcha Smoothie

Smooth, creamy and sweet, this classic and simple recipe can be dressed up with additional ingredients or enjoyed as-is.
  • 1 Organic U•Matcha Single Sips® packet
  • ½ cup vanilla yogurt
  • 1 banana (peeled and sliced)
  • ¼ cup milk of choice
  • ½ cup ice cubes

Tropical Matcha Smoothie

Bring some island vibes to your St. Paddy’s Day celebration with this decadent smoothie.
  • 1 Organic Daily Greens Single Sips® packet
  • ¾ cup coconut water (or coconut milk for a creamier texture)
  • 1 banana (peeled and sliced)
  • ½ cup mango
  • ½ cup ice cubes
  • 2 teaspoons shredded coconut

Matcha Breakfast Smoothie

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day! Fuel up before a long day of parades and parties with this nutrient-rich green smoothie.
  • 1 Organic U•Matcha Single Sips® packet
  • 1 teaspoon wheat germ
  • 1 banana (peeled and sliced)
  • 5 strawberries
  • ½ cup milk of choice
  • 1 teaspoon agave syrup
  • ½ cup ice cubes

Mint, Melon, & Matcha Smoothie

What’s better than one festive, flavorful, and refreshing green ingredient for your St. Paddy’s beverage? Three of them!
  • 1 Organic Daily Greens Single Sips®
  • 1 cup honeydew (cubed)
  • ½ cup milk of choice (or coconut water for a lighter texture)
  • ½ tablespoon fresh mint leaves (stems removed)
  • 1 teaspoon agave syrup
  • ½ cup ice cubes
Note: You can also make your favorite smoothie from this list into a colorful St. Paddy’s Day smoothie bowl. Simply blend the ingredients together, then pour into a bowl. To make it picture perfect, top with sliced fruit, coconut flakes, granola, dried berries, or other toppings.

Green Mocktails for St. Paddy’s Day

Green Mocktails for St. Paddy's Day

Emerald Lemonade

Be transported to the Emerald Isle with this refreshing and vibrant green lemonade.
  • 1 Organic U•Matcha Sips® packet
  • 8 oz. fresh lemonade
  • 1 cup ice cubes
Place all ingredients in a shaker and shake until smooth. Pour into a tall glass.

Matcha Cooler

Minty, cool, and light, this green drink is perfectly for sipping on a warm spring day.
  • 1 Organic Daily Greens Single Sips packet
  • 8 oz. coconut water
  • Juice from ½ lime
  • 2 tbsp fresh mint leaves
  • 1 cup ice cubes
Place the mint leaves in a shaker and muddle well. Add all remaining ingredients and shake until smooth. Pour into a tall glass.

Matcha Highball

This bright green non-alcoholic beverage is the perfect accompaniment to any St. Paddy’s Day celebration.
  • 1 Organic U•Matcha Single Sips packet
  • ½ oz. fresh lemon juice
  • 2 oz ginger ale
  • 1 tsp honey
Place all ingredients in a shaker and shake until smooth. Pour into a tall glass. Garnish with a lemon wedge and/or basil.Whichever green drink from this list you choose to sip and enjoy, you’re sure to feel the festive spirit throughout your St. Paddy’s Day celebration!

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